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Celebrate Easter Festival in Mexico City

Easter Festival in Mexico City

Looking to get away this Easter to celebrate it at a popular retreat? Visit Mexico City, it's a special time of the year in the city, and you can enjoy the festivities, processions, and celebrations during Semana Santa, the Holy Week also known as Easter week.

The quaint back streets of Mexico City transform in spring with Semana Santa. It’s normally a two-week festival, which includes The Holy Week that begins on Palm Sunday and ends with Easter Saturday, and Pascua that starts with Easter Sunday and ends the following Saturday.

Holy Week
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Across Mexico City, you will find elaborate processions, rituals, and ceremonies during The Holy Week. The celebrations add a dramatic touch with the re-enactment of the capture, the trial, and finally the crucifixion of Jesus. You'll be amazed at the inspiring performances. You can also look forward to decorated floats with processions carrying the statues of Jesus and Mary.

During Easter week, remember that the hotels in Mexico City will be heavily booked. And, you can expect airports, interstate highways, and bus stations to be quite busy. It's also an expensive time of the year to have a vacation in the city. However, if you plan in advance, you can not only save money but also celebrate Easter and enjoy the most important time of the year.

Holy Week
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Travelling to Mexico City for Semana Santa is a memorable experience. When in the city, remember that the cathedrals and basilicas of the city will hold special services every day during the Holy Week. And, the altars and halls will be decked with flowers and there would be ceremonies held to celebrate the Last Supper and the Resurrection. You'd love to be in the open spaces where you could enjoy the festive vibes. Throughout the celebrations of the Holy Week, you can look for scrumptious food across the city. You could look forward to sampling shrimp patties, lima beans, fish soup and more. For your sweet cravings - relax, you can enjoy some mouth-watering desserts.

Mexico City is the place to be to celebrate Semana Santa. So, get ready and celebrate Easter! 
 

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